ICD-10 Resources to Help Your Transition

CMS is Ready for ICD-10 on October 1, 2015

(02/10/2015) The Government Accountability Office has spoken: CMS is prepared to transition to ICD-10 this coming Oct. 1, 2015. Read Article.

ICD-10 Deadline Set for October 1, 2015

(05/05/2014) A CMS spokesperson announced that a final ruling is coming soon with the ICD-10 implementation set for October 1, 2015. Read Article.

ICD-10 Deadline Delayed

(04/04/2014) The federal government has delayed the October 1, 2014 implementation deadline. Read Article.

What is ICD-10

CMS ICD-10 Resources

Resources to help you prepare for the U.S. health care industry's change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 for medical diagnosis and inpatient procedure coding. Read Article.

CMS General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs)

GEMs assist in converting data from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10 can be found on the CMS ICD-10 website. Click on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS to access the forward and backward mappings. Read Article.

CMS Sponsored ICD-10 Teleconferences

This CMS webpage provides information on upcoming and previous CMS national provider ICD-10 teleconferences, including registration, presentation materials, written transcripts and audio recordings. Read Article.

CMS Transactions & Codes Sets

This webpage provides information and resources to help you understand the transactions and code sets regulations. Read Article.

CMS Electronic Billing & EDI Transactions

This webpage provides information and resources to help you understand the electronic data interchange claim transactions related to billing that are conducted by Medicare. Read Article.

HIMSS ICD-10 Resources

HIMSS has news, events and industry updates on information technology and management systems. It is a membership organization, but does provide non-members with access to a variety of information and resources specific to ICD-10. Read Article.

HIMSS ICD-10 Playbook

HIMSS and more than 20 contributing participating organizations have created the ICD-10 Playbook. This web-based resource includes information to help healthcare providers understand, and follow, the necessary steps to meet ICD-10 deadlines. Read Article.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Search on their website for the term "ICD-10" on the AMA website for access to a wide variety of information on ICD-10. Read Article.

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)

WEDI has news, events, and industry updates pertaining to Version 5010 and ICD-10. It is a membership organization, however, some information is available to non-members. Read Article.


ICD-10 News Websites

The following are resourceful news websites that are focused on ICD-10:

ICD-10 Watch
Fierce Healthcare (Search for ICD-10)
Becker's Hospital Review
Health Data Management


ICD-10 Blogs

The following are good ICD-10 Blogs:

BridgeBlog (Click on ICD-10 Topic)
Shimcode